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Handwritten bottom of original, as caption: “Wha for !”

Written on back with blue ballpoint pen: “1912 New Year prank 1912. Horowhenua Historical Society.

“Outhouse” at the Oxford Street and Queen Street intersection, 1912. The moving of the outhouse to this site was a New Year’s Eve prank. The centre of the intersection is marked by a lamp standard. Caption on photograph reads: “Wha for!”. In the background are a group of people in Queen Street and the Post Office. Photograph was taken New Year’s Day morning, 1 January, 1912.

1 B&W photo print copy, mounted

See also 2000.575.0001 (original postcard & news article), 2000.018.0169 and 2000.018.0171

Any use of this image must be accompanied by the credit “Horowhenua Historical Society Inc.”

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"Outhouse", Oxford St. & Queen St. intersection, 1912

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government streets and roads,
hhs mounted photograph collection,
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